AEI honours Adebule, Oloyede and others
A Non-Governmental Organisation, Academic Excellence Initiatives (AEI) has honoured the Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule, Ogun State House of Assembly Speaker, Suraj Ishola Adekunbi, Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) Registrar, Prof Ishaq Oloyede, and Head of West African Examination Council (WAEC) in Nigeria, Mr Olutise Isaac Adenipekun at the 2018 award and prize giving day recently held at Ben Auto Events Centre, Akowonjo, Alimosho, Lagos .The event was well attended by outstanding personalities who have contributed to the education sector in Nigeria and other stakeholders.
The Vice-Chancellor of Lagos State University (LASU), Prof Olanrewaju Fagbohun, Chairman Ogun State Local Government Service Commission, Comrade Rotimi Rahman, Founder of International Sport Academy, Chief Olusegun Odegbami of Tag Kyñeticks Nigeria Limited and two local government chairmen in Lagos State were among the honourees. The project coordinator AEI Agege Zone, Prince Adesegun Ogungbayi said the honourees were rewarded for their outstanding performances in their various areas of endeavour
According to Prince Adesegun Ogungbayi, the award and prize giving day tagged 2018 Global Educational Excellence Award also said featured presentation of cash and gifts to schools that won the Scholars’ Day competition. According to him, Daru Naim International College, Lutron College and MIMS College won the first, second and third postion respectively and were presented with cash prizes of ₦200,000, ₦150,000 and ₦100,000 respectively. Each of the participants were also given tablet& phones.
The Executive Director, Eng Faheed Olajide AEI, who was represented by the Assistant Director on Studies, Dr Idowu Kazeem, in his welcome speech said the initiative was formed out of great concern for promoting academic excellence among Nigerian students.He stated that AEI is actively engaging all stakeholders in the educational sector on the need to provide all necessary support that will drive academic excellence for future leaders of this country.” he described the poor academic performance in the WAEC AND NECO exams as a sign of danger for growth and development of the youth and the nation at large. He further expressed that reviving the Debating Society club, Jet Club and all other school clubs directed at improving academic performance will go a long way in adding value to quality of our education system and this is one of the objectives of Academic Excellence Initiatives. To this end, AEI Club has been set aside to address academics across Art, Commercial and Science subjects,”.
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